A man is recovering after an early morning accident on his motorcycle. The accident happened just before 4:00 this morning on 190th Street at Dogwood Avenue near Keota. Officials say 47 year-old Kevin Jay Wallerich of Keota hit a deer with his motorcycle. Police report the motorcycle was on fire upon arrival, and Wallerich was found semi-conscious and breathing, and lying in the roadway. He was transported to the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics.
Emergency personnel from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, Washington County Ambulance, Washington County Rescue, Keota First Responders and the Keota Fire Department responded to the scene.